Kitty Hawk South Offshore Wind ProjectPERMITTING DASHBOARD PROJECT POSTING DATE: MAY 12, 2022
PROJECT WEBSITE: http://www.KittyHawkOffshore.com
All dates below are specific to the schedule of the Environmental Review and Permitting processes for this project.
ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING STATUS
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING
Kitty Hawk Wind, LLC proposes to construct, own, and operate the Kitty Hawk South Offshore Wind Project. The Project will be located in the designated Renewable Energy Lease Area OCS-A 0508 (Lease Area). The Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf of Lease Area OCS-A 0508 was awarded through the BOEM competitive renewable energy lease auction of the Wind Energy Area offshore of North Carolina. The Lease Area covers 49,536 hectares (ha) and is located 44 kilometers (km) offshore of Corolla, North Carolina.
At this time, the Company is proposing to develop the Kitty Hawk South Offshore Wind Project in the eastern portion of the Lease Area (33,768 ha; referred to as the Wind Development Area), located approximately 61 km east of Corolla, North Carolina and approximately 54 km northeast of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. The offshore components of the Project, including the WTGs, offshore substations, and inter-array cables, will be located in federal waters within the Lease Area. The offshore export cable corridor will traverse both federal waters and state territorial waters of Virginia and/or North Carolina. Onshore Project components, including the export cable landfall location(s), onshore export and interconnection cables, and onshore electrical facilities, will be located in one or more of the following:
• City of Virginia Beach, Virginia;
• Dare County, North Carolina;
• Carteret County, North Carolina; and
• Craven County, North Carolina.
A COP for the Project, which includes detailed assessments of environmental, cultural, and historic resources, was submitted to BOEM on April 14, 2022.
Additional Project information is located at www.KittyHawkOffshore.com.